San Francisco Jumps Into Fight Over Power Plant

Law360, New York (December 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has granted the city of San Francisco's bid to intervene in a lawsuit alleging that a proposed combustion turbine power plant will place an environmental burden on residents of a low-income neighborhood and bump up greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

In an order handed down Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Judge Charles R. Breyer granted an Oct. 26 bid by the city and county of San Francisco to intervene in the action after finding...
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